GSAT Hosts Transition into the Community Conference

Community Services: Training Developmental Disabilities Information Dissemination Self-Advocacy

On July 31, 2015, at the Westin Resort, 130 people participated in this event titled Transition into Community Living: An Assistive Technology Training for Individuals with Disabilities, Family Members, and Service Providers. The day kicked off with GSAT’s program coordinator Carla Torres presenting on GSAT’s long standing commitment to the Guam community to assist individuals with disabilities live productive, independent, and happy lives. GSAT’s Advisory Council read their Resolution on Community Living, Choice, and Assistive Technology which helped to set the perspective of the day.

Guam Early Learning Guidelines Begins Update Process

Early Childhood Information Dissemination
A group of individuals pose for photo at the Guam System for Assistive Technology meeting room.
With funding support from Project Tinituhon and Project Bisita I Familia, Guam CEDDERS recently began facilitating the process to update the Guam Early Learning Guidelines: Birth to 36 Months published in 2007. Members of the Early Childhood Care and Education Strategic Management Team met on July 17 to lay out the initial framework for the update. Participating in the first meeting were: (L-R) Linda Rodriquez, Terrie Fejarang, Vera Blaz, Joseph Montague, Kat Bayson, Ramon Castro, Maggie Bell, and Mary Kidd. Input was also received from Maggie Huffer, Director of the Adventures in Learning Child Care Center, and Ama Underwood, a former child care center director.

Cohort 2 Attends Strengths Finder Webinar

Community Services: Technical Assistance Department of Public Health & Social Services Early Childhood

Deaf Jam Fiesta Celebration

Guam Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Information Dissemination Self-Advocacy